A benefit to warehouses, distribution centers, factories, laboratories, retail stores, and many other facilities, NB Series Mobile Powered Workstations save labor and improve productivity, says the company . . .
The WAL-ML-3XM-3G mini light tower from Larson Electronics provides operators with a powerful and easily transported lighting system that offers the power of a full size lighting system in a compact and self powered package.
Maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) groups at many companies are facing a major challenge: toxic MRO master catalogs stuffed with incomplete data on replacement parts, a problem that drives up costs and creates large-scale problems for multiple corporate divisions.
The first regional planning sessions were held in Texas last week. Brought upon by the group’s newly added distributor and supplier advisory councils, the regional planning sessions were organized by NetPlus Alliance Vice President of Development, Todd Washburn.
Located at 145 Performance Boulevard, the new 68,000-square-foot facility is three times the size of the former Springfield location and will feature F.W. Webb’s full inventory in a convenient open concept layout. The new location will also include a Frank Webb’s Bath Center, opening in late summer, which is a great resource for the community.
Unisource Worldwide today announced it is engaged in exclusive talks with International Paper regarding a proposed transaction in which its xpedx distribution business would be combined with Unisource. Unisource and xpedx are leading, complementary business-to-business distributors of printing paper, packaging and facility supplies.
First-quarter profit shrank 45 percent. Caterpillar lowered its expectations for full year sales and profits because its mining business is slowing. Sales of Caterpillar-branded mining machines will drop by half this year, the company said on Monday.
Barnes Group Inc. will use the after-tax proceeds from the sale of approximately $400 million will be utilized to reduce debt, buyback common shares, invest in profitable growth initiatives including potential acquisitions, and for general corporate purposes. Barnes Group updates its 2013 full-year guidance to include the impacts of the completed sale of BDNA and the Company’s previously announced CEO transition.
The Kenosha, Wis., company earned $82.8 million, or $1.40 per share, up from $71 million, or $1.21 per share, in the same quarter last year. Revenue edged up less than 1 percent to $741.7 million from $735.2 million. The profit beat Wall Street predictions, though revenue fell short. Analysts, on average, expected a profit of $1.34 per share on $753.1 million in revenue, according to FactSet.
Think of a scheduled maintenance and plant shutdown project as spring cleaning on a huge scale. Scheduled maintenance at a plant can mean a wealth of opportunities for a distributor. Check out this infographic for a list of supplies plant operators need to get the spring cleaning job done.
Ergonic screwdrivers feature a space-age handle that actually conforms to the tool user’s hand. Pressure points are eliminated, making the screwdriver more comfortable to use.
This Posidyne clutch brake dynamically accelerates or decelerates high inertia loads without wear on friction discs, providing years of maintenance-free, no-downtime operation, says the company.
Genuine Parts Company's net income for the quarter was $144.4 million, down 1% from $146.3 million recorded in the same period of the previous year. Earnings per share on a diluted basis were 93 cents, unchanged from the first quarter last year. Motion Industries, the Industrial Group, was down 2% in the quarter.
Starr, 45, has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective as of July 1, 2013, upon the retirement of William C. Denninger, Executive Vice President and CFO, on June 30, 2013. Starr will report to Neal J. Keating, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
Keaton will lead commercial sales and purchasing activities for the Edgen Murray business throughout North and South America. He has been with Edgen Group and predecessor companies for 16 years and most recently served as Edgen Group’s Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer.
Anomet Precious Metal Clad Wire combines one or more precious metals with a core material, is clad rather than plated to eliminate flaking and bonding issues, has a smooth finish, and is extremely ductile and formable.
The newest ToolBOSS model is a smaller, portable demo unit that Kennametal is making available to its distribution channel partners.
Mobile devices are necessary tools to increase the efficiency and productivity of workers across many industries and markets, including the warehouse. But wearable, voice-directed and multimodal mobile technologies are helping to transform the warehouse environment at an even faster pace than standard mobile tools in other markets.
The online catalog is a fully interactive experience allowing users to easily find products by browsing features or by searching on performance specifications.
A product that the market generally knows as a big, expensive, heavy box with a hose connected to it has become a product that is truly mobile, i.e. not bigger than a human hand and that weighs almost nothing in comparison.